Definition of Chief joseph
1. Noun. Leader of the Nez Perce in their retreat from United States troops (1840-1904).
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Literary usage of Chief joseph
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1. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1915)
"ACH chief joseph ON WAR Speaking of war poems, one of the finest we have read is this by the great Indian, chief joseph, which was quoted in a recent issue ..."
2. Personal Recollections and Observations of General Nelson A. Miles by Nelson Appleton Miles, Marion Perry Maus (1896)
"... the contested ground, and the prominent chiefs, including Looking Glass and chief joseph, opposed it. chief joseph told me afterward that his father, ..."
3. The History of Idaho by John Hailey (1910)
"This seems to have been the case with chief joseph. ... At that time the father of the present chief joseph was chief of the band of Indians about whom we ..."
4. The Columbia: America's Great Highway Through the Cascade Mountains to the Sea by Samuel Christopher Lancaster (1915)
"Chief Yellow Bull, now old and almost blind, wore the war bonnet and beaded paraphernalia of chief joseph. He rode around the "long-lodge" or ..."
5. A Dictionary of American Authors by Oscar Fay Adams (1897)
"... Life of Count de Gasparin ; chief joseph, or the Nez Percés in Peace and War ; Isabella of Castile. Fu. Le. Howarth, Mrs. Ellen Clementine [Doran]. ..."
6. Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains by Charles Alexander Eastman, ( (2001)
"chief joseph THE Nez Perce tribe of Indians, like other tribes too large to be united under one chief, was composed of several bands, each distinct in ..."